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Forum: Problem Diagnosis   03-03-2010, 01:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,211
Posted By mello
found out the fuel filter did a seal, and another...

found out the fuel filter did a seal, and another pipe in the take had swollen up. Mechanics only thought was maybe a fuel additive caused it.

All good now after $640 bucks later. Car is goin alot...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   02-23-2010, 01:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,211
Posted By mello
Engine wasn't getting any fuel, briefly spoke to...

Engine wasn't getting any fuel, briefly spoke to the mechanic and a seal went, not sure where exactly but will find out in a couple of days when i get the car back.

Hey manshow, nah is at the...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   02-21-2010, 02:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,211
Posted By mello
cheers hondafan, yeah isnt fuel or air, so...

cheers hondafan,

yeah isnt fuel or air, so 2moro morning ill hopefully have some asnswer.

Nah its a thump, when i get on the gas at a low speed it happens, it didnt do it when i braked hard...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   02-20-2010, 03:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,211
Posted By mello
Car lost power while doing 80kms (50mph) and wouldnt start

G'day,

The saga of problems with my car continues since the new clutch went in.

Last night i was just cruising upto the speed limit when suddenly my car lost power (engine was running but no...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   02-08-2010, 08:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,909
Posted By mello
Sorry again for being a bit slack in not coming...

Sorry again for being a bit slack in not coming back more often.

Took my car back to the place that put the new clutch in, they said there was a circlip missing somewhere so they fixed it up,...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   11-15-2009, 07:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,909
Posted By mello
cheers fellas, Sorry have been pretty busy...

cheers fellas,

Sorry have been pretty busy the last few weeks and haven't had a chance to come back online.

Yeah at the end of the day i can't complain too much, quite happy this is all it is.
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   10-19-2009, 03:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,909
Posted By mello
All sorted out, well kind of. When i hit...

All sorted out, well kind of.

When i hit third the gear stick popped out of the socket/pivot so next morning i hit in back in with a mallet and all good.

Few days later i was overtaking a truck...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   10-15-2009, 06:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,909
Posted By mello
stuck in first, gear stick is stuffed

G'day,

Not sure what has happened but this is the cause, I didn't dump it, was actually turning and as It straightened up I put my foot down, now i think i did it going into 3rd but the car went...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   02-03-2009, 05:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,800
Posted By mello
Cheers dumdum. Yeah i started looking at the...

Cheers dumdum.

Yeah i started looking at the TD06's, but with the Australian dollar down a lot i was looking at what other options might be out there. At this stage am thinkin of savin my pennys...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   01-22-2009, 04:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,800
Posted By mello
vf34 with P20, any info?

G'day everyone,

Has anyone got or know of any1 that has a vf34 with P20 housing on a 2.5 litre??

A mate has the set up on a 2litre and it seems to go alright, but it would probably be a better...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   09-04-2008, 04:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 650
Posted By mello
After revs build up i cant hear it any more, if...

After revs build up i cant hear it any more, if its idling or when im cruising and revs are really low thats only time i hear it. so its standard with vf34s?

I Know some1 in town that has a vf34...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   09-04-2008, 07:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,594
Posted By mello
cheers midnite, yeah am hopefully gettin it...

cheers midnite,

yeah am hopefully gettin it tuned out soon, just shits me that atm i cant use 4th or 5th, happens nearly all the time.
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   09-04-2008, 07:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 650
Posted By mello
Post weird sound at low revs, turbo?

Hey everyone,

Had a VF34 installed bout 6 weeks ago, not long after i noticed a slight tinging sound sometimes at idle or initially as revs slowly build up (can't tell if it keeps happing after,...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   07-25-2008, 02:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,594
Posted By mello
thanks for the help guys. Yeah have spoken...

thanks for the help guys.

Yeah have spoken to my tuner and he is going to work on it , he is confident he can fix it without getting an aftermarket BCS.

Yeah was getting the CEL and flashing...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   07-22-2008, 07:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,594
Posted By mello
yeah that is all stock still. I actually...

yeah that is all stock still.

I actually disconnected the battery for a while, thought resetting ECU might do something, anyway it hasn't spiked in 4th (after 3 runs) but it did do it in 5th on...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   07-22-2008, 01:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,594
Posted By mello
boost spike 4th gear

G'day Guys,

Am getting boost spike in 4th gear, usually as i get to 5000rpm. Had the car tuned yesterday after getting a vf34, top mount and pump.

It is fairly consistent too, of about 5 times...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   07-17-2008, 05:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,243
Posted By mello
cheers fellas. Am going to do it the right...

cheers fellas.

Am going to do it the right way and get the TMIC, turbo and get it all tuned up within a week if all goes to plan.
Wanted to hold off for short time cos i would of saved some cash...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   07-14-2008, 11:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,243
Posted By mello
Yeah i understand i need the TMIC. And from what...

Yeah i understand i need the TMIC. And from what i have been told by some professionals is that the stock TMIC can handle the vf34 but it will be prone to heat soak if driven hard too long.

My...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   07-14-2008, 04:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,243
Posted By mello
VF34 with TMIC later

G'day guys,

Am getting a vf34 soon, fuel pump and a tune. Was going to get a bigger TMIC intercooler at the same time but am going to wait a few months. Question being when i do get the bigger...
Forum: Cylinder Head & Short Block   07-09-2008, 07:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,599
Posted By mello
Don't know a great deal about forged pistons atm,...

Don't know a great deal about forged pistons atm, all i know they vary heaps in price.
Any tips or thoughts on what sort of pistons n rods i should be looking at? (brands, etc)

Cheers
Forum: Cylinder Head & Short Block   06-09-2008, 07:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,599
Posted By mello
cheers. Looking to upgrade the turbo and get...

cheers.
Looking to upgrade the turbo and get the ECU retuned again, then at a later stage upgrading the internals. Thought i could safely get 200kw atw and not worry 2 much about internals.
Forum: Cylinder Head & Short Block   06-04-2008, 03:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,599
Posted By mello
Internals limits??

G'day everyone,

Have had a search (probably not enuff tho) and was wondering ### the safe working limitations are for the internals on a MY06, from what i understand it is close to nearly 200kw...
Forum: All Other WRX Clubs   09-07-2007, 07:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,768
Posted By mello
Amberley Autos 12-14 Amberley Cres DANDENONG...

Amberley Autos
12-14 Amberley Cres
DANDENONG VIC 3175
Tel: 03 9793 1616
Contact: Rob Vickery rob@amberleyautos.com.au
Web: www.amberleyautos.com.au
EcuTeK AUTHORISED TUNER

Within in the...
Forum: All Other WRX Clubs   11-08-2006, 06:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,768
Posted By mello
thanks Buddha, even if i dont get a reply ill...

thanks Buddha, even if i dont get a reply ill post up ### kit i am prepared to get, and ### it is offering and hopefully get sum thoughts on it. for these mods MRT are claimin a min. increase in...
Forum: All Other WRX Clubs   11-04-2006, 11:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,768
Posted By mello
MRT service reviews? and thoughts on a kit

hey just wondering if there is any1 out there (in Australia preferrably) that has had their car modded and retuned ECU by the MRT crew, at their homebase in Sydney, down in Melbourne or across in...
Forum: Handling Tech   09-26-2006, 07:22 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,973
Posted By mello
i got sum STI pinks, couldnt lower 2 much cos of...

i got sum STI pinks, couldnt lower 2 much cos of rough roads and cops.
with my 18s its doesnt look 2 bad and am quite happy with the ride.
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